Ritz-Carlton Provides Luxury Connectivity Experience by SES Networks

   March 28, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

SES Networks announced it will be providing a fully-managed and innovative hybrid broadband connectivity service to Ritz-Carlton's luxury fleet consisting of 3 custom-built superyachts. Representing a first for a luxury hotel operator, Ritz-Carlton will bring the legendary service of the brand to the seas with a curated yachting experience for passengers.

With its inaugural yacht setting sail in February 2020, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is expected to provide a variety of opportunities for network-enabled enrichment and entertainment, offering guests more options with their onboard experience.

Ritz-Carlton Azora cruise ship

SES Networks’ Signature Maritime Solution is delivered as an end-to-end managed network service and combines the low latency of O3b MEO (medium earth orbit) satellite constellation with the resiliency and reach of the large fleet of geostationary satellites of SES for a highly reliable guest broadband experience.

In addition to the superior latency and high throughput capabilities, the cruise solution of SES Networks is easily scalable and able to respond dynamically and quickly to changes in demand. Passengers sailing with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection can enjoy an immersive broadband experience at sea.